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This fabless Taiwanese chipset/CPU company is Intel's main rival in the chipset arena, and possibly in the CPU arena in the future. Via purchased CPU makers Cyrix, and Centaur in 1999.

Vi"a (?), n. [L. See Way.]

A road way.

Via Lactea [L.] Anat., the Milky Way, or Galaxy. See Galaxy, 1. -- Via media [L.] Theol., the middle way; -- a name applied to their own position by the Anglican high-churchmen, as being between the Roman Catholic Church and what they term extreme Protestantism.


© Webster 1913.

Vi"a, prep. [L., ablative of via way. See Way.]

By the way of; as, to send a letter via Queenstown to London.


© Webster 1913.

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